Venture Capital

Articles, news and analysis on UK and European venture capital financing and its role in heling startups and early-stage companies.


UK tech could be worth $4 trillion within decade

Tech Nation says that UK technology companies will be worth $2.6tr if they keep on current trajectory but could hit $4 trillion with Government and investor support


What are potential sources of funding for your business?

To help navigate through the numerous business funding options on the market, Acuity partner Matthew Byatt takes a brief look at those available.


British Business Bank wants to back more scale-ups 

The bank’s new chief executive says he would like to see the bank plug a funding gap for scale-ups looking for £50m and more

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Conviction VC to invest in six B2B SaaS start-ups in 2023  

London-based VC eyes investing up to £2m in B2B SaaS start-ups at seed stage


More VC funding going to female founders  

Twenty-seven per cent of equity deals in the UK last year went to female founded or co-founded businesses

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Oxford Capital to back 12 start-ups in 2023  

Oxford-based VC will back seed-stage companies with £500,000 to £1m in digital and deep tech space


VC investment in UK companies falls by a third

Venture capital investment into UK businesses falls by one third in final quarter of 2022, seeing the lowest level of investment since Q2 2020


Mercia to invest up to £130m into regional start-ups

VC co-founder Mark Payton warns that B2C, fintech and cryptocurrency will all have a torrid time in 2023


Oxx to invest in up to four B2B SaaS companies in 2023

London-based VC will invest between £5m-£20m in B2B SaaS companies at Series A stage


UK tech sector now worth $1 trillion

The UK becomes the first country apart from the US and China whose tech ecosystem is worth more than a trillion dollars


Jenson Funding Partners launches £60m early-stage net zero fund

The VC firm aims to deploy the fund from mid-2023, investing in 60 pre-seed and seed stage companies in year one


Beringea to back eight start-ups in 2023

Beringea will look to invest between £2m and £10m in around eight start-ups across all sectors in 2023